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GuideStar, by Candid.


East Tennessee Kidney Foundation™ is thrilled to announce our earned status as a PLATINUM status charity on GuideStar, by Candid., demonstrating our highest commitment to honesty, transparency and agency impact in our community! Feel secure in your support of ETKF with the absolute highest rating granted by GuideStar.


Charity Navigator

East Tennessee Kidney Foundation™ is recognized with a three-star rating on Charity Navigator, “Your Guide to Intelligent Giving.” Charity Navigator specializes in providing objective ratings, or “scores,” to find charities you can trust and support. These ratings help ensure that your donation is making a high impact in our community and that ETKF has a high level of commitment to honesty and transparency.


Alliance for Better NonProfits (ABN)


East Tennessee Kidney Foundation™ is a proud member of the Alliance for Better Nonprofits (ABN). ABN membership provides ETKF with ABN exclusive trainings, professional guidance and resources to work towards nationally recognized nonprofit Standards for Excellence®, as defined by the The Standards for Excellence®: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector.



United Way Agency Partner

East Tennessee Kidney Foundation is a proud agency partner with multiple East Tennessee United Way affiliates. Our partnerships include United Way of Anderson County, Blount County, Campbell County, Claiborne County, Grainger County, Hamblen County, Hawkins County, Jefferson County, Greater Knoxville, Loudon County, Roane County, and Union County.

IRS Exempt Organizations (EO) Select Check

The Internal Revenue Service’s Exempt Organizations Select Check, or IRS EO Select Check, tool allows users to search online for exempt organizations, select and view EO’s information about federal tax status, filings and deductibility of contributions. The IRS EO Select Check makes it easy to search for organizations that are eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions (IRS Publication 78 data). ETKF’s federal EIN is 27-2119742.


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